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Gertrud Kantorowicz letters and poems /

 Collection
Identifier: AR 12029

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains six original letters written by Gertrud Kantorowicz, 1907-1935; one original letter sent to Gertrud Kantorowicz, 1934; carbon copy of an extract from a 1944 letter, concerning the death of Gertrud Kantorowicz’s daughter; the typescript of her Theresienstadt poems (eight pages carbon copies); the original typescript of a Theresienstadt poem; as well as the photocopy of a handwritten manuscript of two of her poems.

Dates

  • 1907-1948, 2008

Creator

Language of Materials

This collection is in German and some English.

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Access Information

Collection is digitized. Follow the links in the Container List to access the digitized materials.

Use Restrictions

There may be some restrictions on the use of the collection. For more information, contact:

Leo Baeck Institute, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011

email: lbaeck@lbi.cjh.org

Biographical Note

The poet Gertrud Kantorowicz was born 1876 in Posen. She died in April 1945 in Theresienstadt.

Extent

2 Folders

Abstract

The collection contains six original letters written by Gertrud Kantorowicz, 1907-1935; one original letter sent to Gertrud Kantorowicz, 1934; carbon copy of an extract from a 1944 letter, concerning the death of Gertrud Kantorowicz’s daughter; the typescript of her Theresienstadt poems (eight pages carbon copies); the original typescript of a Theresienstadt poem; as well as the photocopy of a handwritten manuscript of two of her poems.

Related Material

Gertrud Kantorowicz, Lyrik: Kritische Ausgabe (Heidelberg, 2010)

Title
Guide to the Gertrud Kantorowicz letters and poems, 1907-1948, 2008  AR 12029
Status
In Progress
Author
Processed by LBI Staff
Date
© 2016
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • November 2018:: Links to digital objects added in Container List.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

Contact:
15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States